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The East Midlands FBU Regional Secretary says if government cuts continue, there will be a reduced number of firefighters who are available to attend scenes.
Paul Cockburn from the FBU says that firefighters are not being replaced.
The Fire Brigade Union's (FBU) Brigade Secretary for the West Midlands, Paul Cockburn, is in London with other members of the Fire Service from across the Midlands who are lobbying MPs today over their concerns regarding funding cuts.
Firefighters from across the Midlands will lobby MPs today about their concerns over funding cuts. The Fire Brigades Union says reduced budgets would significantly impact services for the public.